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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Rosenau- Garden Terrace' 1857

Albumen print | 18.4 x 24.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2117930

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Photograph of the terrace and fountain at Rosenau Palace, Coburg. The ruins of Lauterburg are visible in the distance. A water fountain stands in the centre of the photograph with a tower in the left background.

The Palace was the birthplace and childhood home of Prince Albert. Prince Albert had spent a happy childhood in his father's country residences, including Rosenau, and the influence of the Prince's upbringing can be seen in many aspects of his later life. For example, the design of the terrace at Osborne House, on the Isle of Wight, resembles this terrace at Rosenau.

  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 18.4 x 24.1 cm (image)

    31.5 x 38.4 cm (page dimensions)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Germany
          • Bavaria [Germany]
            • Coburg [Bavaria]
              • The Rosenau [Coburg]
                • The Terrace [The Rosenau]
              • Lauterburg Castle [Coburg]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Fountains
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
          • Succulent plants
            • Cacti
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Gardening
          • Ornamental gardening
            • Pot plants